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156 side skirts dont sit right, or do they?

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I have this gap after buying OEM skirts and fitting them to my car which never came with skirts.

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I am somewhat convinced that rhey might be fitted the wrong way round...pls those who know fitment look at the pics and advise, thanks ks in advance.

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Are the jacking point covers at the back?
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Yes.

Wait lemme go see...
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Confirmed, jack points are infront on both sides.

Where are they supposed to be?

Is there a way I can get the front part of the side skirts to sit a little bit better/inner under the car?

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I think that gap is normal. I have veloce and the skirts have a big gap. The clips are also weak and after trying tape and tiger seal to assist the original clips I've finally resorted to 1 self tapping black screw holding the skirt flush at the front. Doesn't look as bad as it sounds.
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Confirmed, jack points are infront on both sides.

Where are they supposed to be?
Jacking point covers should be at the back...
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I think that gap is normal. I have veloce and the skirts have a big gap. The clips are also weak and after trying tape and tiger seal to assist the original clips I've finally resorted to 1 self tapping black screw holding the skirt flush at the front. Doesn't look as bad as it sounds.
So my suspicions are confirmed. Thanks.

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Wait wait wait...there are two jacking points...indents or spaces where in a jack can go...

Im now even more confused.

I see on each skirt on one end is an open space at the end...where should that be, front or back?

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I see on each skirt on one end is an open space at the end...where should that be, front or back?
The BACK......

And it should have a clip-on cover.
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Ok...they are at the back, that means the skirts are on as theyre supoosed to, but the fitment just isnt ideal, Ive heard from people that they just wont sit right when removed or when fitted to models that never had them on?

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They are hard enough to fit right yet alone wrongly!
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156 side skirts dont sit right, or do they?

Mine fit prefectly even though they were fixed and taken off few times... These doesnt seem to be a correct fit. Think they r other way around.

And mine have two jack plugs per side, front and rear


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Wrong way around, just checked mine, that sweep down you have towards the front should be sweeping down at the back. https://ausalfa.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=5075
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Wrong way around, just checked mine, that sweep down you have towards the front should be sweeping down at the back. https://ausalfa.com/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=5075
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you can make out the missing jacking point cover at the back.
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